Jimmy Choo L’Eau EDT is the newest offering from the Jimmy Choo fragrance line. In essence, it’s meant to be an expression of the dynamic, alluring and adventurous Jimmy Choo woman. The press release describes the scent as being a “sensual evocation” of the Jimmy Choo woman with pure and subtle notes heightened by hibiscus … Continue Reading

If you haven’t included a serum into your skincare regime, then you really should consider doing so immediately. Serums are fantastic because they effectively penetrate deeply into the skin to deliver a very high doses of active ingredients. The best way to select the correct serum is to establish what your particular skincare concern is, … Continue Reading

I love all the Mugler fragrances, but it’s the new Alien Eau Sublime EDT that’s really stolen my heart. Angel will always be one of my favourite scents, closely followed by Alien. My mom visited Paris the month Angel was launched internationally, and bought a bottle back for me. I wore it for a good … Continue Reading

One of the hottest topics in the beauty industry these days is around how pollution negatively effects the skin. Research shows that minute pollution particles absorbed by the skin are tied to the formation of age spots, pigmentation and wrinkles. in fact, a recent study published in the journal of Investigative Dermatology proves that traffic-related air … Continue Reading

Essentials Magazine recently asked me to tell them about five products I love and use every day. This was super easy, as I’m currently crushing hard on the five beauties below. Read on to find out why. NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP Love Contours All Eye and Face Sculpting Palette (R354.95 available at Clicks) contains nine very … Continue Reading

A month ago I was holidaying in Turkey and Greece, enjoying the European summer and soaking up the sun. Being a beauty writer, I’m well aware of the dangers overexposure to UV rays can cause, so I was militant about protecting my skin with the appropriate products. When I wasn’t swimming, I was wearing my … Continue Reading

By Helen Clemson I have tricky hair, and it comes with issues (for which I need tissues!). I’m nervous about the shampoo and conditioners that touch my fragile hair, as I suffer from hair loss and it’s also prone to breakage from chemical processing because I can’t live without my happy-making highlights. I’d seen Oribe … Continue Reading

I do love me a beautiful, classic fragrance that evokes the style and sophistication of the quintessential French woman. And that’s exactly what the new Orissima EDP by Ted Lapidus does for me. For my younger readers, Ted Lapidus was a French fashion designer who is credited with pioneering the unisex fashion look. He was … Continue Reading